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There are 4 ways to get from Seoul to Seoraksan National Park by train, bus, subway or car

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Train, bus  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the train from Cheongnyangni Station to Gangneung Station KTX Seoul
  2. Take the bus from Gangneung to Sokcho Gangneung

$38 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Sokcho Express Bus Terminal

$15 - $21

2 alternative options

Subway, bus, line 7 bus  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the subway from City Hall Station to Gangbyeon Station
  2. Take the bus from East Seoul Bus Terminal(East Seoul) to Sokcho
  3. Take the line 7 bus from Suboktop to Seoraksan Sogongwon 7 / ...

$20 - $21

Drive  •  2h 11m

  1. Drive from Seoul to Seoraksan National Park 120 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Seoraksan National Park is to subway and bus and line 7 bus which costs ₩22,000 - ₩24,000 and takes 4h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Seoraksan National Park is to drive which costs ₩26,000 - ₩39,000 and takes 2h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seoul to Seoraksan National Park. However, there are services departing from Seoul Express Bus Terminal and arriving at Seoraksan Sogongwon via Sokcho Express Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 51m.

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The distance between Seoul and Seoraksan National Park is 149 km. The road distance is 192 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Seoraksan National Park without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 42m and costs ₩42,000 - ₩65,000.

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It takes approximately 3h 42m to get from Seoul to Seoraksan National Park, including transfers.

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Seoul to Seoraksan National Park bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Seoul Express Bus Terminal station.

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Seoul to Seoraksan National Park bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Sokcho Express Bus Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Seoraksan National Park is 192 km. It takes approximately 2h 11m to drive from Seoul to Seoraksan National Park.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Seoraksan National Park. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Seoraksan National Park.
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  • Distance: 93.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 42m

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Seoraksan National Park, South Korea?

Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul to Seoraksan National Park every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 2h 30m.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Cheongnyangni Station to Gangneung Station
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
letskorail.com
1st Class
$35
Economy Class
$25
Non-reserved Seat
$21
Bus operators
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gangneung to Sokcho
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal
Website
gangneungterminal.co.kr
Bus from Gangneung to Sokcho
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
gangneungterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Sokcho Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from East Seoul Bus Terminal(East Seoul) to Sokcho
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Donghae Bus Corporation
Phone
+82 33 648 2161
Bus from Suboktop to Seoraksan Sogongwon
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2

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